JPP: Government quality-of-life survey shows Japanese citizens largely satisfied, except, perhaps, about incomes

Author: Tobias Harris

Categories: Japan Political Pulse

Japan’s cabinet secretariat conducts an annual large-scale survey to assess what individuals think of their quality of life. The survey provides a useful snapshot of the context in which the government conducts economic policymaking. It asks citizens to identify the extent to which they are content with pocketbook issues — their incomes and savings — and more abstract concepts like leisure time and opportunities for self-improvement.

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Future of US-Japan alliance celebrated at first annual JUMP dinner

Categories: Sasakawa USA Blog

The future of the US-Japan alliance will continue to strengthen with the help of both military leaders and service members who support each other as friends and allies. That was the message Thursday at the First Annual JUMP dinner, which drew a large crowd of about 100 people to the Army and Navy Club in

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